Day: September 16, 2020

Keep Warm and Do Good with the Kachula Adventure Blanket

High West X Coalatree Kachula Adventure Blanket

Sipping small-batch bourbon and bathed in campfire warmth while wrapped in a beautiful outdoor blanket sounds like the picture-perfect way to spend a weekend or a week. If you can do a bit of good to save the wild American countryside in the process, why wouldn’t you? A new adventure blanket from two of Utah’s finest brands aims to do just that.

Utah’s High West Distillery and eco-minded gear and apparel maker Coalatree have teamed up on a charitable initiative to create the Kachula Adventure Blanket. It’s a versatile, limited-edition offering designed as a go-anywhere outdoor blanket that converts into a travel pillow or even a poncho in a pinch. The printed side features a handsome, one-of-a-kind pattern inspired by traditional American Southwest tribal designs. Thanks to a durable shell made from 100% recycled materials, it’s rugged enough for fireside relaxing or camping under the stars.

With so many

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Appropriateness of short-term vacation rentals continues to stir debate

Short-term vacation rentals have been a topic of debate for homeowners and visitors vacationing here in the Coachella Valley amid the pandemic. Now, Cathedral City moving forward with its phase-out plans.

A quiet neighborhood in the Cathedral City could see some changes with its short term vacation rentals. 

“I think it’s about time and it’s gotten out of hand and I think there are way too many of them currently in the city it just seems that way,” said Keith Coleman.

Keith Coleman has lived in the cove area for over 30 years. And with at least a dozen STVR homes around him, his concerns have grown amid the pandemic. 

“I think they need to put a handle on it and phasing it out is the best way to do it,” said Coleman.

Cathedral City moving forward with plans to phase out STVR homes in a couple of neighborhoods over

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